Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

As part of an effort to reach a broader audience, Auction.com is inviting real estate agents to join a new online community on the site, where they can initiate and engage in conversations with other community members including first-time homebuyers. The community is "designed to provide novice and experienced real estate buyers and sellers with a place to learn more about Auction.com and the real estate auction process in general," the company said. Users can join groups, which at launch included "real estate agents," "first-time homebuyers," "real estate investors," and "home renovation and restoration." Auction.com, which raised $50 million from Google Capital in March, recently brought LinkedIn Senior Vice President Deep Nishar onboard as an adviser. In a statement, Nishar ...